WAML 2017 Meeting Program

November 1-3, 2017

University of Texas
Austin, TX

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Wednesday, November 1

1:00pm Pre-Conference Workshop with Paige Andrew
5:00pm WAML Executive Board Meeting – PCL 3.120
6:30pm Welcome Reception in the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Room – PCL 1.306
7:30pm Early bird dinner at Scholz Garten

Thursday, November 2

8:30am Registration begins
9:00am Welcome and introductions
9:30am Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford: Innovations in American Mapping
10:00am Jim Coombs, Missouri State: Interactive mapping at Missouri State University
10:30am Break
11:00am Tom Brittnacher, UCSB: Digital index maps: Leveraging GIS to create metadata for online map collections
11:30am Sierra Laddusaw, Texas A&M: Imaginary Maps, Real Lessons
12:00pm Lunch
1:15pm Katherine Hart Weimer, Rice: Spatial Thinking
1:45pm Lightning Round:
Katie Lage, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute: Historical Aerial Photographs Access
Jon Jablonski, UCSB: Sneak Preview: The Cole Travel Literature Collection
Chrissy Klenke, University of Nevada at Reno: Mining, Maps, and the Mackay Theses
Bruce Godfrey, University of Idaho: Using Web GIS in an Academic Library to Evaluate Learning Spaces: A Pilot Project
2:15pm Daniel Brendle-Moczuk, University of Victoria: 50 Years of WAML as Seen Through its Information Bulletin
3:15pm WAML Sounding Board
3:45pm Break
4:15pm WAML 50th Anniversary Session
6:30pm Banquet at Clay Pit

Friday, November 3

9:05am Ryan Ehrfurth, State of Arizona Research Library: Bringing Maps to Life: Story Maps at the State of Arizona Research Library9:30am Ken Rockwell, University of Utah: Work of a GeoDetective
10:00am David Hodnefield, Historical Information Gatherers: Bootstrapping Techniques from the Private Sector or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Debt
10:25am Break
10:45am Cecilia Smith, Texas A&M University: Breadth & Depth: Defining Geospatial Instructional Success
11:15am Susan Powell, UC Berkely and Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto: GIS Reference Services: a panel discussion
12:00pm Lunch
1:15pm Mike Peters, Eastview: MapVault raster data and satellite imagery:
a path to integrating GIS data into a library environment
2:00pm Harry Ransom Center sessions
4:15pm WAML Business Meeting

Saturday, November 4

Field trip to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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